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Arvind Walmiki

  • One of the four Mumbai youths who joined Islamic State is dead

    Arif Majid, one of the four Kalyan youths who went to Iraq and apparently joined the Islamic State in Iraq (IS), is dead. On August 26, around 6.30pm another youth Shaheen Tanki called up his parents and told them that Majid had died. When his parents asked him about their whereabouts, the phone...

    Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 7:30am
  • Girl runs away after poor results, found by autorickshaw driver

    A 14-year-old girl, who left her Andheri house after she received a scolding for poor results, was spotted by an autorickshaw driver in Thane and handed over to the police. The ninth class student had left home early on Saturday and the police managed to return her to her parents on Sunday....

    Monday, 25 August 2014 - 3:11am
  • Minor girls raped by 54-year-old CR employee

    A 9-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 54-year-old man who is a Central Railway pointsman at Gundghe (Karjat). The victim, who is a neighbour of the accused, Uttam Bhimji Shirsat, has been raped three-four times. The accused is also alleged to have threatened her against revealing the incident...

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 6:20am
  • Man tries to kidnap 5-year-old from house at midnight

    A middle-aged man, who tried to kidnap a five-year-old from a house on the outskirts of Thane, was caught by neighbours, thrashed and then handed over to the police after midnight on Sunday. The child was asleep with her grandmother in the house, in the Shildaighar area, while the rest of the...

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 8:00am
  • Teen injured in Mumbra firing stable

    The Mumbra girl who was hit by a bullet, when a 48-year-old man opened fire on the premises of Green Park Society in Chandnagar after a dispute with residents, underwent an operation on Friday and is said to be stable. The 18-year-old, Rashida Sayyed, was standing in the balcony of her flat,...

    Sunday, 17 August 2014 - 7:00am
  • 55-yr-old granny held for killing sick grand-kid

    A 55-year-old woman was arrested by the Badlapur (E) police for murdering her grand-daughter and later filing a false case of kidnap. The woman had claimed that an unknown rickshaw driver pushed the woman out of the rickshaw and then ran way with the grand-child. However, the postmortem report made...

    Sunday, 17 August 2014 - 6:50am
  • Woman pulled down from train by robber, falls and dies

    A 53-year-old woman, Shaila Sopan Shimpi from Parsik Hill area, was pulled down from Amritsar Express around 4am on Tuesday by an unknown person who was trying to rob her handbag. She was standing on the foot board of the train along with her husband. The two were to get down at Thane. On being...

    Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 7:45am
  • Minor raped in Thane district

    Three days after the rape of a 13-year-old in Kalwa, another 13-year-old girl from Bhiwandi was allegedly raped by her neighbour who had asked her to get cigarattes for him. The accused will be produced in court on Monday. It was on the evening of July 31 when the accused asked his wife to get hold...

    Sunday, 3 August 2014 - 8:48am
  • Protesters break fast in front of Rajan Vichare's residence

    Around 60 people gathered outside tainted Sena MP Rajan Vichare's house at Thane and broke their fast on Wednesday night, a day after news of him trying to stuff a chapati into the mouth of a Muslim IRCTC employee during Ramzan went viral. The morcha was called by a Thane national congress party...

    Friday, 25 July 2014 - 6:50am
  • Boys' families insist sons not part of ISIS

    The family of the four boys from Thane and Kalyan, who are suspected to have joined Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), have vehemently denied that their sons are a part of any such group. The family members have told the police that their children were not taking part in the war and that...

    Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 7:50am